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VSB won't foot bill for legal aid (access required)

But bar will help lobby HOT SPRINGS–The Virginia State Bar will back efforts to increase state funding for legal aid programs, but it will not directly fund the programs itself. The VSB Council voted Oct. 20 to line up with ...

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Affidavit rule sent to high court (access required)

Litigants would be able to use affidavits to support motions for summary judgment under a rule change approved by the Judicial Council last week by a 6-4 vote. The justices of the Supreme Court will have the final say. Their ...

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Interpreting can be harder than it sounds (access required)

Translating court proceedings from one language into another can be more difficult than it might seem, according to Patricia Mickelson, an interpreter certified for federal court and a consultant to the Virginia Supreme Court’s interpreter certification project. Although they may ...

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